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AMD’s Exascale Strategy Hinges on Heterogeneity

Jul 29, 2015 |

In a recent IEEE Micro article, a team of engineers and computers scientists from chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) detail AMD’s vision for exascale computing, which in its most essential form combines CPU-GPU integration with hardware and software support to facilitate the running of scientific workloads on exascale-class systems.

All Hail AMD’s HSAIL

Aug 30, 2013 |

AMD’s HSA Foundation has a lot of work ahead to accomplish its goal of reducing the barriers that prevent developers from leveraging heterogeneous compute resources to the fullest extent. That work includes overcoming challenges in hardware and software. One of the key components of the group’s software plans involve something called HSAIL, or HSA Intermediate Language.